Panayiotis Dionyssopoulos

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5 Quick Tips for Outdoor Macro Photography

Summer is arriving here in northern Europe, and with it, a whole new world of color, vitality, and humming activity. It’s the perfect time to go …

Landscape Photography

Pentagon Taxi Tunnels Stubs

The Pentagon is so large that it was planned like a city, complete with internal highway infrastructure.<p>The pentagonal-shaped headquarters of the …

U.S. Dept. of Defense

Oppo Find X smartphone has a slide-up camera for a true full-screen display

Chinese company Oppo has unveiled its new Find X, an Android smartphone with a full screen 19.5:9 "Panoramic Arc" display, rear dual cameras, and a …

Phones

20 Things You May Not Have Realised About The Matrix

HomeEntertainmentMovies<p>0<p>We’re not sure how The Matrix holds up today, but the first time we saw it, in the cinema, we were absolutely blown away.<p>It …

What Makes Great Photos? 5 Factors That Can Take Your Images From Good to Great

Want to take your images to the next level, but aren't sure what's missing? Here are five factors that make great photos. Try to apply as many as …

Photography

How to Explore the Greek Islands

Most traveling around Greece tends to focus on the Greek Islands and for good reason—they’re beautiful, cheap, relaxing, exciting, and did I mention …

Talkin’ Treble: How Android engineers are winning the war on fragmentation

Q&A: Android engineers Dave Burke and Iliyan Malchev talk Android P progress at length.<p>With the launch of Android 8.0 last year, Google released …

Android News

5 Camera Settings That All Macro Photographers Should Know

This article will detail five camera settings that are essential and which all macro photographers should know. It was inspired by Will Nichols’ …

Macro Photography

Firefox launches side-by-side browsing and a theme editor as Test Pilot experiments

Mozilla’s Firefox is back in the browser game, thanks to its recent updates which now allow it to once again challenge the likes of Google’s Chrome browser. One thing that always made Firefox stand out was its willingness to experiment. In recent years, the organization channeled many of these …

Software

5 Questions to Help You Make sure Your Photos are Safe Inside Lightroom

New Lightroom users often get into trouble because of a lack of understanding as to how Lightroom works. Unfortunately the result of these …

CSS Is So Overpowered It Can Deanonymize Facebook Users

Some of the recent additions to the Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) web standard are so powerful that a security researcher has abused them to …

Information Security

10 Tips for Better Cityscape Photography

These 10 practical tips will help you take better cityscape photography, as well as inspiring you to explore faraway cultures.

Photography

Abandoned Gas Holder

These ruins are all that remain of Tortosa’s lost coal gas manufacturing industry.<p>Tortosa, a city on the banks of the River Ebro in Catalonia, is …

CC BY-SA

You Should See what You’re Missing – Disadvantages of Shooting JPGs

In this article, learn about some of the disadvantages of shooting JPGs. It’s easy to see issues when they are in plain sight, but it’s much more …

Tutorials

How Bad is GDPR for Photographers?

The EU has a new data protection law, the so-called GDPR, the General Data Protection Regulation, or as we Germans like to call it: …

Personal Data

Hackers infect 500,000 consumer routers all over the world with malware

VPNFilter can survive reboots and contains destructive "kill" function.<p>Hackers possibly working for an advanced nation have infected more than …

Information Security

Jeff Bezos announces Amazon is picking up 'The Expanse'

It's been a few days since reports indicated Amazon was close to a deal that would extend the life of sci-fi series <i>The Expanse</i>, and tonight at a National Space Society event Jeff Bezos made it official. Alcon Entertainment makes the show, which is currently airing season three on Syfy, and said in …

Jeff Bezos

The Usenet Deep Space Nine recapper who helped inspire modern TV criticism

If you watched DS9 and lived on the Internet in the ‘90s, you likely read Tim Lynch.<p>Every action has an equal and opposite reaction, Exhibit 5,768: …

43 Innovative Facts About Apple

“What is Apple, after all? Apple is about people who think ‘outside the box,’ people who want to use computers to help them change the world, to help …

Creative Macro Photography – A Guide to Freelensing

Freelensing is one of the strongest and most underutilized tricks in the macro photographer’s toolkit. It can add diversity to a portfolio, and—when …

Google Maps unveils its first-ever augmented reality interface

No release window announced, but this is definitely Google Maps' future.<p>Google used its Tuesday I/O keynote to unveil a pretty killer new feature …

The Galaxy S9 has dramatically faster LTE than the iPhone X, but that isn't the whole story

As technology advances and more of what we do transitions to the internet and cloud, it's increasingly more important to carry smartphones that offer …

How to Edit Photos like Steve McCurry: The Art of Removing Distractions

We’ve got a fun article today in which we post-process <i>photojournalistic</i>-style photos and polish them in an <i>artistic</i> way. Much like Steve McCurry did …

How to Use the Lightroom HSL Panel for Landscape Photo Editing

If you are a landscape photographer, you might already be using various lens filters to get desired colors and saturation in your images. What if you …

Yongnuo YN43 Turns Your Phone Into a M4/3 Mirrorless Camera

Yongnuo is getting fancy. The Chinese manufacturer best known for making clone lenses and other camera accessories has quietly revealed a new …

With App Actions and Slices, Google introduces more ways for users to interact with the apps on their phones

With Instant Apps, Google offers a feature for Android users that allows them to load a small part of an app right from the search results and get a native app experience. With Slices, Google is launching a new feature today that may look somewhat similar at first glance, but which solves a very …

Facebook building a “simple way to clear your cookies and history”

The British Parliament has also issued an ultimatum for CEO's testimony.<p>On Tuesday, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced that the company is …

Things to Do in Hoi An, Vietnam

<i>Hoi An remains my favorite town in Vietnam, regardless of how touristy it has become. Here’s a list of the best things to do in Hoi An. I hope you</i> …

5 Tips for Getting Sharper Images When Doing Long Exposures

Long exposure photography makes it possible to show the passage of time in a still photograph. It does this by blurring moving elements and …

Landscape Photography

Developers up in arms over Google Maps API ‘insane’ price hike

The honeymoon is over, guys – or it will be, on June 11, 2018. Google is making sweeping changes to its Maps API products. And by sweeping, we mean …